Indie Swimming: “With Christmas just ahead, it has caused us to reflect on things we are thankful for. With swimming being a big part of our family experience, we decided to list five things each that we appreciated about the USRPT approach to training.”
5-time Olympic Medalist, Josh Davis, breaks down your swimming career, and why USRPT works for the majority of swimmers.
Michael Andrew continues to gain experience and improve as a swimmer, and his film-making skills appear to be improving as well. See all three feature videos here…
Chris Van Slooten, Head Swimming Coach at Fork Union Academy, in Fork Union, Virginia, describes his experience implementing USRPT with his team. His comments were captured at the 2014 ASCA conference in Jacksonville, FL.
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“As the interest in USRPT continues to grow worldwide, Team Andrew Indie Swimming has decided to provide a place for coaches interested in discussing their USRPT experience or raise questions about this approach in the ASCA Exhibit Hall, Booth 449.”
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Michael Andrew is a USRPT Athlete. He owns 75 National Age Group Records.
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The right gear makes a huge difference in practice. What if you could carry your own portable pace clock to practice, your own personal pace clock that is also large enough to be seen from the deck or underwater in your lane?
Michael Andrew met Michael Phelps at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa. It wasn’t the first time the two Michaels actually met. They came face to face years ago, when Andrew was teeny tiny, at a “Swim With The Stars” event.
NBAC Head Swim Coach Bob Bowman – Michael Phelps long-time coach – comments on USRPT (aka Ultra Short Race Pace Training).
Andrew swam a 46.95 to win the boys’ 14-year olds 100 yard fly, which is faster than both his own 13-14 record of 47.23, and also faster than the 46.99 done by Alexander Valente earlier this year that is the 15-16 record.
Michael Andrew lowers his 50 yard free NAG Record from 19.85 to 19.76.
With 47.23 in the 100 yard butterfly, Michael pulls within .13 of the 15-16 National Age Groud Record, a record he’ll have over two years to challenge. That one currently sits at 47.10, belonging to Michael-Phelps-nemesis Milorad Cavic.
Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.
USC Head Coach Dave Salo shares some insights into his coaching philosophy and training methodology, including his thoughts on USRPT.